RSS Feed

Death Of Journalists Points Out Dilemma Of Publicizing Mass Shootings

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with NYU journalism professor Mitch Stephens about the killing of two journalists Wednesday. He says publicizing this type of violence presents a dilemma for news media.

Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos Removed From Trump Press Conference

Donald Trump's "blunt talk" on immigration has brought him head-to-head with Spanish-language media. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was physically removed from a Trump press conference Tuesday.

Suspect Kills Self After Fatally Shooting 2 Journalists On Air

A gunman shot and killed a reporter and her videographer Wednesday on live television in Virginia. The suspect, a disgruntled former station employee, then posted his own video of the shootings on social media, and later died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

As Killings Unfold On Live TV, Media Consider The Graphic Footage

Today's shooting of two journalists during a broadcast has reopened a conversation about how (or even if) sensitive material like the TV station's video — and the gunman's video — should be shared.

WAMU 88.5

Slain TV Reporter, Cameraman Were Team Working On Careers

Alison Parker and Adam Ward were in their twenties and had both found love at WDBJ in Roanoke.


2 Journalists Killed During Live Broadcast In Virginia; Suspect Has Died

Vester Lee Flanagan allegedly shot Alison Parker, 24, and photojournalist Adam Ward, 27, at a shopping plaza Wednesday morning. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say.


Univision's Jorge Ramos: Journalists Must 'Denounce' Trump's 'Dangerous Words'

The anchor of Univision's nightly news was thrown out of a press conference by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. Ramos said he was just doing his job — asking questions of the powerful.

Donald Trump Escalates His Fight With The Media

During a news conference in Iowa, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump had Jorge Ramos of Univision, the largest Spanish-language network in the U.S., thrown out. He was ultimately let back in.

Trump Angers Ailes With New Tweets Attacking Megyn Kelly

"I liked The Kelly File much better without" Megyn Kelly on it, Trump said in one tweet. "Perhaps she could take another eleven day unscheduled vacation!"

Inside Iran: A Jewish Journalist's Exclusive Look

Steve Inskeep talks to Larry Cohler-Esses of The Forward, who traveled to Iran for a 7-day reporting trip — marking the first time a Jewish publication had been granted a journalism visa since 1979.